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You have a successfull blog? Why not translate it?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by whit3, Sep 2, 2016.

  1. whit3

    whit3 Newbie

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    Hi,

    i just came up with an idea in my head.
    Why not "copy" your successfull blog to an other language. Im from Germany, so we could target Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

    If you are interested PM me and we split the future rev.

    If you don't like it, just tell me im stupid - but hey, im new to IM

    Greetings
     
  2. knowing25

    knowing25 Elite Member

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    If the idea is to COPY successfull blog, than you dont need us, just find successfull blog out there and translate in your language and keep your revenue yourself, just dont use automatic translation.
     
  3. mahawebhosting

    mahawebhosting Regular Member

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    well ,this guy is splitting revenue ,means he s genuince business
     
  4. CialisBilligInternet

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    Not a bad idea.
     
  5. Rizwan Khattak

    Rizwan Khattak Junior Member

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    This can really be proved a great idea. the language barriers are huge obstacle for many people around the world.
     
  6. whit3

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    So who wanna give it try. Anyone have a succesfull blog. Maybe we could do this with a whole Business.
     
  7. bossofthebosses

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    U can just pick up any successful blog in English, check if it already has a version in your language or not-then translate it, u don't actually need the blog owner with you to do that. But yes, ethically, it is good to have the blog owner with you.
     
  8. BlueSnow

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    Why do you want to translate english blog to german language and not the other way around? Just translate some german blog to english, it is far more profitable.
     
  9. Zwielicht

    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Are you talking about creating a multi-lingual site, or are you trying to just translate a website's content to another language?
     
  10. whit3

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    I mean there are so many successfull homepages / blogs / services in the us market.
    I'm looking for some one who want to expand his business to other countrys. It doesn't have to be a blog.
    I don't want to copy and paste without the owner, cause he has already the expertise and know about trial and error.
     
  11. seoguruseo

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    in copying and translation u wont need expertise
     
  12. LoftPower

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    many times when things are translated the meaning is lost and it does not make any sense.
     
  13. seoguruseo

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    thats where grammer checks come
     
  14. whit3

    whit3 Newbie

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    Im a native german speaker so translation will not be a problem
     
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    We translate a few postst of our Blog, its more work as you think.
    And when you source it out, its more work and also costs a lot of money, imho.
     
  16. Trinity Smith

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    That's a great idea, just be extra careful with the translation:)
     
  17. rabbitking

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    It takes more than grammar checks. First people typically have the article re-written and then translated
    professionally from that point. It's going to cost you some $$ for the translation.
     
  18. whit3

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    Want to translate it on my own. But i see there or not many interested in this kind of business. So we don't need to talk about any kind of problems further.
    But thanks for the answers.